Places near Chopta

If you are travelling to Chopta, we recommend you visiting the following nearby places which can be visited as a day trip from Chopta. Include these nearby places in your itinerary and make your visit to Chopta more memorable.



4 kms / 2 hr
Located on the Chandranath parbat in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, Tungnath is one of the sacred Panch Kedar. It is the highest temple of Lord Shiva perched at an astounding elevation of 3680 mts above sea level....
Chandrashila Trek

Chandrashila Trek

5 kms
Chandrashila that literally suggests the ‘Moon Rock’ is the summit of the Chandranath Parvat on which the Tungnath temple of Panch Kedar is situated. The majestic Chandrashila summit serves as a vantage point that offers a heavenly pano...
Deoria Tal

Deoria Tal

22 kms
Devariyatal is an emerald lake perched at an elevation of 2438 mts above sea level. During early morning on a clear day, Devariya Tal blesses the tourists with miraculous reflections of Chaukhamba peaks on its crystal clear water. ...

Madhmaheshwar (3289 m): It is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, where the almighty is ;worshipped in the form of navel shaped lingum as it is believed that the navel of the bull disappeared at Kedarnath appeared here. It is situated at an elevation of 3,289mts above sea level and the natural scenery of Madhyamaheshwar is invigorating, with deep gorges and Himalayan valleys. Budha Madhyamaheshwar is situated 1.5 km above the Madhmaheshwar temple.

Deoria Tal: Deoria Tal is situated at an elevation of 2,438 mts. above sea level and can be reached by an easy 2km trek starting from Sari village located on Guptkashi-Gopeshwar road. This lake has captivating surroundings with forest all round it. The reflections of Chaukhamba peak in the crystal clear water of Deoria Tal creats a magical illusion which needs to be captured by your camera..

Kalimath: Kalimath is one of the sidha peeths of the region and it holds immense importance. This sacred temple is dedicated to Goddess Kali and is visited by devotees in large number especially at the occasion of 'navratras'.

Kedarnath Temple: Kedarnath is one of the holiest Hindu pilgrims of India with Lord Shiva as its residing deity. This holy site is situated perched at an elevation of 3,584mts above sea level in the foot of imposing snow bound Himalayan peaks. Mythology says that Pandavas wanted to wash their sins they committed during the great war of Mahabharata by killing their own brothers, so they wished to meet Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva was angry with them and he didn't want to bless them with his presence so Lord Shiva converted himself into a big bull and hid himself under the ground. The places where the body parts were founded were named as "Kedars". The hump of the bull was found at kedarnath . The temple was built by Adi Shankaracharya in the early 8th century, it is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of India and the main temple of Panch Kedar. Kedarnath temple is located at a distance of  64kms from Chopta and can be reached only by a 14kms trek from Gaurikund.

Gaurikund: Gaurikund is the commencement point of the trek of 14kms to the sacred shrine of Kedarnath. The place is named after Goddess Parvati, wife of Lord Shiva and a temple Gauri is also situated here. It is believed that Lord Shiva accepted to marry Parvati at this place and married her in Trijuginarayan. The place offers vivid greenery with Vasuki Ganga flowing from below. Gaurikund is situated 50kms from Chopta. The place also has natural thermal springs. It is now under renovations as the flash floods of 2013 caused significant damage to the properties at Gaurikund.

Gopeshwar: The view of Chamoli from Gopeshwar is very picturesque. The town of Gopehswar is the administrative headquarters of the Chamoli district as there are several ancient temples in Gopeshwar which have great religious importance. The main attractions are the ancient temple of Lord Shiva, Vaitarni Kund and the splendid views of the Himalayas. Trek to Rudranath commences from Saggar which is situated 5kms ahead from Gopeshwar on the Guptkashi-Gopeshwar road.

Chopta Tour Packages

Hotel Package in Chopta - Stay with Meals
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Rs. 1,500.00
Chopta 1 Night Camping and Trekking Tour
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Rs. 2,200.00
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